Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri, MD Internal Medicine and Geriatrician

Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri, MD

Internal Medicine and Geriatrician
Saint Petersburg, FL 33707 (1 other location)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Friendly staff
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner

About Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri MD

Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Saint Petersburg, FL. She has 33 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine and Geriatrician.

Vijaya Cherukuri has received the following awards:


Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri has 2 locations

Premiere Health Care Inc 218 Pasadena Ave S Ste 218 Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
Preimer Healthcare 218 Pasadena Ave S Saint Petersburg, FL 33707


Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri has the following 11 areas of expertise

  • Senility
  • Dementia
  • Cognitive Issues/Testing
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Osteoporosis
  • EOL Care
  • Women's Health
  • Confusion
  • Dementia Testing
  • Osteopenia


5 Awards

  • Vitals Preferred Provider

    • Vitals Preferred Provider Award
      • Preferred Provider badge recognizes providers that are committed to transparency, responsiveness and great service to patients, and have earned a high patient satisfaction rating.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2012)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017, 2015, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2015, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


33 Years Experience

Rangaraya Medical College

Graduated in 1998

Long Island College Hospital


Rangaraya Medical College

Graduated in 1989

Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Ambetter Sunshine Balanced MRF
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • AvMed Engage
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • FL Ambetter
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri

Dr. Vijaya Cherukuri is a highly experienced in providing effective and quality care in primary care with special emphasis in geriatric care and women's health. She is the Medical Director of South Pasadena based Premier Health Care. She has been practicing in the St. Pete area for the past 13 years and attends in-patient care at all South Pinellas hospitals.

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